La Bayadère in Paris Opera
November - December 2015
"The way to bring an old choreography to life is
to rediscover a motivation for each movement;
without that, there can be no truth."
- Rudolf Nureyev
Rudolf Nureyev’s last ballet, La Bayadère is a magnificent oriental dream and the choreographic testament of an impassioned dancer. Although a masterpiece of the Russian repertoire, the ballet had never been presented in its entirety in France before its Paris Opera debut in 1992.
Always a resounding success at the Paris Opera, La Bayadère remains a feast for the eyes with its bravura pieces and its magnificent group movements. READ MORE